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Goniastrea

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Kingdom  Animalia
Phylum  Cnidaria
Order  Scleractinia
Family  Merulinidae
Rank  Genus
Subclass  Hexacorallia
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Similar  Favites, Platygyra, Favia, Scleractinia, Echinopora

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Goniastrea is a genus of stony corals in the Merulinidae family. Species belonging to the genus Goniastrea forms massive colonies, usually spherical or elongate, with well developed paliform lobes. Polyps can be seen only at night.

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Goniastrea Goniastrea aspera Corals of the World Photos maps and

Goniastrea australensis zooplankton feed


Species

The following species are currently recognized by the World Register of Marine Species :

Goniastrea Goniastrea retiformis Corals of the World Photos maps and
  • Goniastrea aspera (Verrill, 1865)
  • Goniastrea australensis (Milne-Edwards & Haime, 1857)
  • Goniastrea columella Crossland, 1948
  • Goniastrea deformis Veron, 1990
  • Goniastrea edwardsi Chevalier, 1971
  • Goniastrea favulus (Dana, 1846)
  • Goniastrea minuta Veron, 2002
  • Goniastrea palauensis (Yabe, Sugiyama & Eguchi, 1936)
  • Goniastrea pectinata (Ehrenberg, 1834)
  • Goniastrea ramosa Veron, 2002
  • Goniastrea retiformis (Lamarck, 1816)
  • Goniastrea stelligera (Dana, 1846)
  • Goniastrea thecata Veron, DeVantier & Turak, 2002

  • Goniastrea Goniastrea retiformis Corals of the World Photos maps and
    Goniastrea Goniastrea Wikipedia la enciclopedia libre

    Goniastrea Saltwater Aquarium Corals for Marine Reef Aquariums Brain Coral

    References

    Goniastrea Wikipedia


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